Finance & Investing
News Services
Get free industry updates via email.
Daily News
Weekly News
Equipment Updates
Weekly Job Register
Monthly Event Guide
Our privacy


Oil Search Deepens Taza 1 ST1 Well, Targets Euphrates Formation

change text size

Oil Search reported that as at 0600 KRI Jan. 17, the Taza 1 ST1 well was at a depth of 10,623 feet (3,238 meters) and drilling ahead.

During the week, the hydrocarbon influx reported last week was monitored and controlled before pulling out of hole to change the bottom-hole assembly. A further 104 feet (32 meters) of new formation was then drilled, with a minor hydrocarbon influx observed and controlled at 10,600 feet (3,231 meters). The forward program is to drill ahead to the Euphrates Formation.

The Taza prospect is located approximately 50 miles (80 kilometers) southwest of the city of Sulaymaniyah. The primary objectives are Miocene and Oligocene carbonates of the Jeribe and Euphrates Formation.

The participants in Taza 1 are: Oil Search (Iraq) (60%), Total E&P Kurdistan Region of Iraq (Taza) (20%), Kurdistan Regional Government (20%)


Post a Comment Generated by readers, the comments included herein do not reflect the views and opinions of Rigzone. All comments are subject to editorial review. Off-topic, inappropriate or insulting comments will be removed.

Most Popular Articles
From the Career Center
Jobs that may interest you
Expertise: Rig Welder
Location: Clearwater, FL
Dean of Deepwater Center for Workforce Excellence
Expertise: Instructor / Trainer|Petroleum Engineering|Production Engineering
Location: Schriever , LA
Subsea Controls - Engineering Manager
Expertise: Instrument & Controls Engineer|Subsea Engineering
Location: Houston, TX
search for more jobs